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Denard Span Rumors & News
- Bats: L
- Throws: L
- Height: 6' 0"
- Weight: 210
- Age 32
- Seasons: 8
- Salary: 5,000,000
- Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia
- College: None
McCovey Chronicles Aug 14, 2016
The Giants beat the Orioles 6-2 Denard Span was the offensive star of the game, and we haven't said that as much as we'd have liked this year. Span hasn't had as strong a year as we hoped he would when he signed with the Giants; he hasn't been a disaster, but he also hasn't been especially impressive. We want to see the Giants front office not look like dummies for signing him, but on a more basic level we also want to see Giants players perform well. So watching him be the hero was gratifying on a number of levels. It started in that second inning. Span's single was a solid hit up the...
Toronto Star Aug 5, 2016
Devon Travis’ game-winning homer, his second of the night, exorcises a few demons at scene of Jays’ playoff demise last October.
Fish@Bat Aug 5, 2016
Yeah, let’s acquire a closer doing miraculously unexpected things at the age of 39 and then let’s change his role. No way that would fail.
San Jose Mercury News Aug 4, 2016
Matt Moore pitches well, but Denard Span's 10th-inning homer is difference as Giants beat Phillies in 10.
PHILADELPHIA – You only have one shot to make a first impression, and left-hander Matt Moore received his chance in his Giants debut Thursday afternoon. But when you are a leadoff hitter in a major league lineup, every day… Continue Reading → The post Denard Span's homer in 10th sends Giants past Phillies in Mike Moore's debut appeared first on Giants Extra.
PHILADELPHIA – Giants manager Bruce Bochy called Eduardo Núñez into his office Thursday morning, but not to scold the All-Star infielder for making two costly errors in two losses here. Quite the opposite. “He’s our main third baseman,”… Continue Reading → The post Giants reassure Eduardo Núñez he'll be their third baseman, Santiago Casilla makes a statement, etc. appeared first on Giants Extra.
PHILADELPHIA – Good morning from the City of Brotherly Love. Here are some facts for you: --The Rockies destroyed the Dodgers on Wednesday, so the Giants retained their two-game lead in the NL West. --The Rockies, though, are… Continue Reading → The post Giants notes: Buster Posey rests for Matt Moore's debut, etc. appeared first on Giants Extra.
Giants Extra | San Jose Mercury News Jul 30, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO – The Giants have their over-caffeinated right fielder back, precisely when they most need a double shot in their lineup. The club activated Hunter Pence from the disabled list and he’s in the lineup as the Giants… Continue Reading → The post Giants notes: Hunter Pence activated, Matt Duffy starts rehab, Denard Span explains how triple play unfolded, etc. appeared first on Giants Extra.